The following articles from Instruction discuss the reasons why implementing accessibility in your course design influences student success. Faculty will also discover practical advice on how to create courses that are inclusive to all students.

  • Microsoft Office Check Accessibility button
    Checking Whether a Word or PPT File is Accessible
    To check if a Microsoft Word or PowerPoint document is accessible, you can use the built-in Accessibility Checker. Here’s how you can do it: Open your Word or PowerPoint document. …
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    CSD is now the Dart Center
    The Center for Students with DisABILITIES has recently re-branded and has a new name–the Justin Dart, JR, Student Accessibility Center or Dart Center. The new name became effective on July …
  • A laptop showing Microsoft's Immersive Reader tool
    Accessibility and Learning Tools from Microsoft
    Microsoft offers various accessibility tools and learning tools throughout its products. Learn more about the tools by visiting the following links. Microsoft Accessibility Tools Digital Learning Tools from Microsoft Education
  • The FULL Definition of Accessibility
    “Accessibility” originally meant to have the ability to reach or enter into something; however, the meaning of accessibility has evolved to include the ability of individuals with disabilities to access …
  • Creating Screen Reader Friendly Content
    One of the salient features of accessible content is that it lends itself well to assistive technologies, especially the screen reader. As you may know, a “screen reader” is a …
  • Tool Spotlight: Immersive Reader
    Adjust settings to improve the readability of Microsoft Word documents.
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    Are Your Course Materials ADA Compliant?
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    Accessible Course Content – ARES Course Reserves and PDF Best Practices
    It is important for faculty to create course content to meet their diverse students’ learning needs.
  • About YouTube Captions
    One of the integral elements of quality online content is captions — something that often does not get much attention. Here are a few quick tips to work with captions …
  • Microsoft Word on an iMac
    How to Create an Accessible Word Document
    Simple tips for making your Word Documents screen-readable and accessible to people with low-vision.